Definition of monopropellant in English:


Syllabification: mon·o·pro·pel·lant
Pronunciation: /ˌmänōprəˈpelənt


  • A substance used as rocket fuel without an additional oxidizing agent.
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    • The Mk48 / ADCAP torpedoes carried by these boats contain a monopropellant called Otto fuel.
    • Armadillo's rocket concept makes use of a hydrogen peroxide monopropellant.
    • Jetpacks use hydrogen peroxide monopropellant, normally 70% to 85% concentration, with silver-mesh catalyst to decompose the peroxide.


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  • Using a monopropellant.
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    • Those failures have led them to abandon the ‘mixed monopropellant’ hydrogen peroxide system in favor a more conventional methanol-liquid oxygen bipropellant setup.

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